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Guterres for world youth to keep leading climate response

Lisbon, June 23 – Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. António Guterres was making the closing address at the UN-backed World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth, and ... Read More »

UN stresses Dhaka’s strong disaster response capacity

UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo addresses the opening of the 4th annual session of Regional Consultative Group on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination in Dhaka on Thursday, Jan 24, 2019. Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNB) – UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Thursday highlighted how a strong response capacity to disasters ties into longer-term needs by allowing countries to ... Read More »

Hurricanes at the Ballot Box

by Vinod Thomas Singapore – Hurricane Florence, which smashed into the southea stern United States last week, is the latest in a string of extreme weather events that have raised expectations for disaster preparedness. Read More »